History

Essential books illuminating key periods of history, from the Romans to the Tudors to World War 1. Delve into the history of England with Peter Ackroyd, explore Britain’s forgotten multicultural past with David Olusoga, or uncover the violent rise of early Christianity with Catherine Nixey.

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239 books available
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    The Generation Game

    David McWilliams

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    Love Letters of the Great War

    Mandy Kirkby

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    Christ's
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    The Boys In The Boat

    Daniel James Brown

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    The Lonely Leader

    Alistair Horne

    David Montgomery

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    Mr Foote's Other Leg

    Ian Kelly

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    The Fall of Light

    Niall Williams

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    My Life as a Spy

    Leslie Woodhead

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    Counting One's Blessings

    William Shawcross

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    Alexander the Great

    Paul Cartledge

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    The Spartans

    Paul Cartledge

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    City of Abraham

    Edward Platt

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    Killing Kennedy

    Bill O'Reilly

    Martin Dugard

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    An Anatomy of Terror

    Andrew Sinclair

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    Josephine

    Andrea Stuart

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    The Sixties Unplugged

    Gerard DeGroot

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    A Way of Life

    Reginald Kray

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    Tudors

    Peter Ackroyd

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    Inspector Minahan Makes a Stand

    Bridget O'Donnell

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    Churchill's Cigar

    Stephen McGinty

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    Shakespeare's Local

    Pete Brown

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    A History of the World

    Andrew Marr

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    Former People

    Douglas Smith

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    My Secret Sister

    Helen Edwards

    Jenny Lee Smith

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    All Things Wise and Wonderful

    James Herriot

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    John Prebble's Scotland

    John Prebble

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    The Last Days of Hitler

    Hugh Trevor Roper

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    Spies and Commissars

    Robert Service

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    The Diamond Queen

    Andrew Marr

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    The Opium War

    Julia Lovell

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    Armed Struggle

    Richard English

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    Forgotten Land

    Max Egremont

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    Foundation

    Peter Ackroyd

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    To End All Wars

    Adam Hochschild

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    Bury the Chains

    Adam Hochschild

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    Titanic Thompson

    Kevin Cook

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    The Men Who Stare At Goats

    Jon Ronson

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    The Man Who Saved Britain

    Simon Winder

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    Facing the Frozen Ocean

    Bear Grylls

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    A Turn in the South

    V. S. Naipaul

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